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The History Of The Rainbow Cafe

In the mid 70’s the elderly struggled to make ends meet on the basic state pension.  Going out was one way of overcoming the loneliness that many experienced but they lacked an affordable venue in Camberley. The Rotary club set out to provide a Tea Room, a welcoming affordable place for people to rest up […] Read Full Story

Art In The Rainbow Cafe

Are you a local artist? Do you know somebody that is and you would like a place to exhibit and sell your work, then come to us at the Rainbow Cafe. We have an ‘Artists Corner’ where you can sell your artwork for a donation per piece to support Surrey Heath Age Concern. We already […] Read Full Story

Co-operate with SHAC!

Surrey Heath Age Concern has recently joined Co-operate, a new online community centre, please follow the link above to view our page and discover how you can help us to make a difference! Read Full Story

Rainbow Cafe Reopens

We are very pleased to announce that the Rainbow Cafe is now open from 10 AM to 2:30 PM on Tuesdays to Saturdays. We look forward to welcoming all our customers back! Read Full Story

Do you Shop at Amazon?

Did you know that Amazon can now donate 0.5% of the net purchase price of millions items purchased through AmazonSmile to Surrey Heath Age Concern!  AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices and shopping features as Amazon.co.uk, to get started, click on the AmazonSmile logo below. Please click here, for […] Read Full Story

Office Update

Following the recent relaxation in the governments COVID-19 restrictions, Tracy and Angela are beginning the process of resuming normal service provision, they have returned to work at the office this week, so may be contacted using the office number; however please note that due to the COVID-19 restrictions the office is not open to visitors […] Read Full Story

Meet SHAC’s Volunteers

Are you thinking of volunteering in the local community? Wondering what it’s like to be a volunteer befriender?  Three of SHAC’s fantastic volunteers tell their stories in our “befriending during isolation with SHAC” video.   As the COVID-19 lock-down measures continue, Surrey’s lonely, vulnerable and isolated folks need you, now more than ever! To volunteer, […] Read Full Story

You can Make a Difference!

There are many older people living near us who are lonely and isolated with little or no family contact that would really appreciate a chat with a friend. This friendship can make a really big difference in both the lives of the older person and their volunteer. So if you feel you could help an […] Read Full Story

Volunteers Week

  This week, (1st – 7th June 2020) marks volunteers week; whilst the current COVID-19 lockdown means that we cannot celebrate the work of our wonderful volunteers in the way we would like, everyone at SHAC would like to take this opportunity to thank all our fantastic volunteers for their hard work, whether they be […] Read Full Story

SC Johnson Donation

We at Surrey Heath Age Concern were delighted to receive £2,000 from SC Johnson in Frimley to help us continue our vital work in the community in these difficult times . Read Full Story

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